CEO and Founder of Risevest
Eke E. Urum is the founder and CEO of RiseVest, an investment firm that offers Nigerians dollar investment services. He was previously the Co-founder and Business Lead at Buy Coins, Africa, Inc, a cryptocurrency exchange in Lagos, Nigeria.
He is a financial analyst, investor, and entrepreneur with extensive experience in a variety of financial sectors. Let’s get down to business with his biography.
Early Life and Education
Eke E. Urum was born in Aba, Abia State, and raised there. Eke Eleanya Urum is 31 years old and from the Eastern part of Nigeria.
Eke E. Urum began his education in Nigeria. He earned his O’level diploma from Aba International Secondary School in Abia State, Nigeria.
He graduated from South Carolina State University in the United States with a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Business/Management. He majored in accounting/finance and business management, with a minor in politics.
Eke E. Urum has a background in finance, development policy, business and operations management, and entrepreneurship. He thrives in analytical, problem-solving roles and believes that businesses should combine innovation, impact, and sustainability.
Eke E. Urum is the CEO of Rise Vest and has worked in several audit, tax, and financial analyst functions in both industry and public accounting.
In his early days, he pursued a career at South Carolina State University. He worked as a research assistant in Gear up in 2010, where he helped organize student schedules for a year.
Eke E. Urum worked as an accounting information system analyst at Savannah River remediation LLC in Aiken, South Carolina, in 2011. Eke developed a prominent strategy at South Carolina State University that aided him in the long run.
He previously worked as a production, revenue, and joint venture analyst at ConocoPhillips, as well as core audit/assurance at PwC.
After receiving his Bachelor’s degree in 2015, Eke E. Urum returned to Nigeria to work as a financial consultant for Beni America University. He founded Y Combinator in Sunnyvale, California, in the summer of 2018.
Eke E. Urum wasn’t consistent with these jobs because he had already set standards for himself.
He worked in Nigeria and the United States at the same time. Along the way, he rose to the position of business leader and co-founder of Buy Coins in 2017, which he attained through hard work with his co-founders.
At the time of its inception, buy coins solved cryptocurrency exchange in Africa. While working with buy coins, he gained the insight of dollar investment to solve financial devaluation. It didn’t take long for it to become a reality.
In 2018, Eke was the CEO of Cashestate lnc in the San Francisco Bay area for a year before joining Rise vest as CEO.
Eke E. Urum founded rise vest in November 2019, and it has since grown to become the simplest way to make automated and secure dollar-dominated investments in cryptocurrency.
What keeps him at Risevest is the fact that most Nigerians need to invest and earn money. Rise vest solved the problem of preventing devaluation or inflation.
He worked at Techstars class of 2020 in Denver, Colorado, the United States 2020. His success story continues to inspire young entrepreneurs today.
Eke E. Urum Net worth
Eke E. Urum Net worth according to research is over $100 thousand US dollars.